The British Showjumping team selected for the CSIO 5* Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup in Gijon, Spain which runs between 24th – 29th August 2016 is as follows:
Robert Bevis from Wrexham, Clwyd with his own 15 year-old grey gelding Courtney Z
Emma O’Dwyer from Churchdown, Gloucestershire with HHS Figero, a 10 year-old bay gelding owned by Joanne O’Dwyer
Tim Stockdale from Roade, Northamptonshire with Fleur de L’Aube, an 11 year-old bay mare owned by Marjorie and Clark Glasgow
Joe Whitaker from Barnsley, South Yorkshire with Lola V, an 11 year-old bay mare owned by Steven Whitaker and Dawn Makin
Tim Wilks from Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire with Quelbora Merze, a 12 year-old chestnut gelding owned by In Showjumpers
The Nations Cup competition takes place on Saturday 27th August at 13.45 hrs local time and the Grand Prix will take place on Monday 29th August at 16:30 hrs local time. The Chef d’Equipe accompanying the team will be World Class Performance Manager for Showjumping, Di Lampard.
For further information on the show and full results once the show is underway, visit http://hipico.gijon.es/. Full information in respect of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup series can be found by visiting www.fei.org.
FEI TV will be showing live footage from the event. To access this please visit www.feitv.org.
British Showjumping would like to thank Cavalor, who are the title sponsors of their Senior Nations Cup Teams. More information on Cavalor and their products dedicated to the nutritional needs of high performance horses can be found at www.cavalor.com/uk-en.
The British Jumping teams are also supported by the Equestrian World Class Programme.
The programme, which encompasses both Podium and Podium Potential squads, focuses on identifying talent, developing potential and maximising medal winning performances on the world stage. The Programme has been funded by the National Lottery via UK Sport since 1998 and is a portfolio within the British Equestrian Federation.